Bergen - the city between the seven mountains
Bergen is Norway's second largest city, and is often referred to as Vestlandits capital. Bergen was founded by Olav Kyrre in 1070, and was then called Bjørgvin.
The pier in Bergen is one of Norway's most visited attractions. This is a wooden building consisting of 61 listed buildings, and is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The square in Bergen, often called Fisketorget, is a square in the heart of Vågen in Bergen where you will find a market place with stalls for the sale of fish, shellfish, berries, fruit and flowers in addition to souvenirs. Especially in the summer you will find a bustling crowd here and a large influx of tourists.
From Fløyfjellet you have a fantastic view of Bergen. Fløyfjellet is that of the seven mountains surrounding Bergen in Bergen. Flew mountain plateau lies 399 meters above sea level, and to come up here to get more exercise, or take the funicular. This is a 850 meter long electric cable car that pulls two carriages between Fløien and drive down the center of Bergen.
Welcome to the city between the seven mountains - welcome to Bergen!